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*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]].
 
*5 May 2007 -  '''Night of Museums''' [http://www.nacht-der-museen.de/] in [[Frankfurt]].
 
====[[Wales]]====
 
 
*29 May-10 June 2007. The '''Swansea Bay Film Festival''' [http://www.swanseafilmfestival.com/home.htm], Dylan Thomas Centre, [[Swansea]], [[UK]].  . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.
 
  
 
====[[Thailand]]====  
 
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*1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
 
*1 May 2007: '''Vesak Day''', [[Singapore]], [[Thailand]], [[Sri Lanka]]
  
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*29 May-10 June 2007. The '''Swansea Bay Film Festival''' [http://www.swanseafilmfestival.com/home.htm], Dylan Thomas Centre, [[Swansea]], [[UK]].  . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.
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=== Fixed dates ===
 
=== Fixed dates ===
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====[[Worldwide]]====
 
====[[Worldwide]]====
  
* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day''', worldwide
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* May 1: '''May Day''' or '''Labor Day'''.
  
====[[Spain]]====
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* May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day'''.
  
* May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.  
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====[[Japan]]====
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* May 5: '''Children's Day''' (子供の日 ''Kodomo no hi''), also known as '''Boys' Day''' (端午の節句 ''Tango no Sekku''), [[Japan]]
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* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''' in [[Japan]], an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid.
  
 
====[[Poland]]====
 
====[[Poland]]====
  
 
* May 3: '''Polish Constitution Day'''. The most important holiday in [[Poland]], and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as [[Chicago]]).
 
* May 3: '''Polish Constitution Day'''. The most important holiday in [[Poland]], and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as [[Chicago]]).
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====[[Spain]]====
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* May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.
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====[[Thailand]]====
 
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* May 5: '''Coronation Day''' is a public holiday in [[Thailand]]
 
* May 5: '''Coronation Day''' is a public holiday in [[Thailand]]
  
====[[Japan]]====
 
  
* May 5: '''Children's Day''' (子供の日 ''Kodomo no hi''), also known as '''Boys' Day''' (端午の節句 ''Tango no Sekku''), [[Japan]]
 
  
* Until May 5: '''Golden Week''' in [[Japan]], an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked  solid.
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=== Movable dates ===
  
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* May 6: '''international blood donation and free eye check up day''' worldwide
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====[[Hong Kong]]====
  
=== Movable dates ===
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*8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/].
  
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====[[India]]====
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* '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' day. First full moon in May.
  
 
====[[Nortthern Ireland]]====
 
====[[Nortthern Ireland]]====
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*Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]], [[Northern Ireland]].  http://www.cqaf.com/
 
*Early May: the '''Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival''' is held in [[Belfast]], [[Northern Ireland]].  http://www.cqaf.com/
  
====[[Hong Kong]]====
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====[[Sri Lanka]]====
  
*8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): '''Cheung Chau Bun Festival''' in [[Hong Kong]], [http://www.cheungchau.org/]
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* '''Vesak Day''' First full moon in May. Also in [[Singapore]].  
  
*First full moon in May:
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====[[Thailand]]====
  
** '''Vesak Day''' in [[Singapore]] and [[Sri Lanka]]
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* '''Visakha Bucha''' day. First full moon in May.
** '''Visakah Puja'''/'''Buddha Purnima''' in [[India]]
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** '''Visakha Bucha''' in [[Thailand]]
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====[[USA]]====
 
====[[USA]]====
  
 
** '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]] 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.  
 
** '''Ninth Avenue International Food Festival''' in [[New York City]] 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.  
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 10:09, 23 October 2007

    This article is a travel topic

This is a calendar of events and festivals in the month of May.

Contents

  • External links
  • Specific dates

    Germany

    Thailand

    Wales

    • 29 May-10 June 2007. The Swansea Bay Film Festival [2], Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, UK. . One of the UK's largest international film festivals.


    Fixed dates

    Worldwide

    • May 1: May Day or Labor Day.
    • May 6: international blood donation and free eye check up day.

    Japan

    • May 5: Children's Day (子供の日 Kodomo no hi), also known as Boys' Day (端午の節句 Tango no Sekku), Japan
    • Until May 5: Golden Week in Japan, an extremely popular time to travel; best avoided as transport and accommodations are often booked solid.

    Poland

    • May 3: Polish Constitution Day. The most important holiday in Poland, and on the weekend following the holiday, there are colorful parades in cities with large populations of people of Polish ancestry (such as Chicago).

    Spain

    • May 2nd: Autonomous Community of Madrid regional day.


    Thailand

    • May 5: Coronation Day is a public holiday in Thailand


    Movable dates

    Hong Kong

    • 8th day of the fourth lunar month (April/May): Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong, [3].

    India

    • Visakah Puja/Buddha Purnima day. First full moon in May.

    Nortthern Ireland

    Sri Lanka

    • Vesak Day First full moon in May. Also in Singapore.

    Thailand

    • Visakha Bucha day. First full moon in May.

    USA

      • Ninth Avenue International Food Festival in New York City 1st weekend after Mothers Day each year.


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